tax credits http://ripr.org en New Tax Credit Program Aimed At Encouraging First Time Home Buyers http://ripr.org/post/new-tax-credit-program-aimed-encouraging-first-time-home-buyers <p>A new program is launching to make it easier for first time homebuyers in the Ocean state. The program offers up to two-thousand dollars a year in tax credits for the life of a mortgage to eligible individuals.</p><p></p><p>The program run as a partnership between the non-profit Rhode Island Housing, the state, and various mortgage lenders. So far 41 people have applied for the program.&nbsp; Governor Lincoln Chafee says it will help Rhode Island on the road to economic recovery.</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:56:55 +0000 John Bender 37471 at http://ripr.org New Tax Credit Program Aimed At Encouraging First Time Home Buyers Blow up the Superman Building? http://ripr.org/post/blow-superman-building <p></p><p>In the best of all possible worlds, Providence's iconic Superman Building would be revived as housing that would add downtown residents and reduce the amount of prime office space. Yet Providence Mayor Angel Taveras isn't ruling out the possibility that the structure might have to be leveled.</p><p>During an appearance last weekend on WJAR-TV's <a href="http://www.turnto10.com/video?clipId=8631907&amp;autostart=true">10 News Conference</a>, Taveras said:</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 19:29:21 +0000 Ian Donnis 12204 at http://ripr.org Blow up the Superman Building?